Nominations & Designations, September 20, 1985

Nomination of the United States Representative and Alternate Representatives to the 29th Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference

September 20, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be the Representative and Alternate Representatives of the United States of America to the 29th Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency:

Representative:

Danny J. Boggs, of Kentucky, is Deputy Secretary at the United States Department of Energy. Previously he was Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Director, Office of Policy Development, at the White House. He graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1965) and the University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 1968). He was born October 23, 1944, in Havana, Cuba, and now resides in Arlington, VA.

Alternate Representatives:

Richard T. Kennedy, of the District of Columbia, is Ambassador at Large, United States Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Department of State. Previously he was Ambassador at Large, Department of State, in 1982 - 1984. He graduated from the University of Rochester (B.A., 1941), Harvard University (M.B.A., 1953), the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (1959), and the National War College (1965). He was born December 24, 1919, in Rochester, NY, and now resides in Washington, DC.

Nunzio J. Palladino, of Pennsylvania, is Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Previously he was dean of the College of Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. He was Alternate Representative to the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency in 1984. He graduated from Lehigh University (B.S., 1938; M.S., 1939). He was born November 16, 1916, in Allentown, PA, and now resides in Washington, DC.

Bruce Chapman, of Washington, is Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna office of the United Nations and Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria. Previously he was Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Planning Evaluation in 1983 - 1985. He graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1962). He was born December 1, 1940, in Evanston, IL, and now resides in Washington, DC.

Nomination of Two Members of the National Transportation Safety Board

September 20, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Transportation Safety Board:

Kenneth John Hill, of Virginia, for the remainder of the term expiring December 31, 1986. He would succeed Donald D. Engen. He was director of governmental relations and Armed Forces liaison for the 50th Presidential Inaugural Committee in 1984. Previously he was the White House staff liaison to the 1984 Summer Olympics. He served in the Foreign Service in the Bureau of Administration in 1982 - 1983 and as Deputy Chief, Dignitary Protection Division, in 1978 - 1982. He graduated from Rollins College (B.A., 1968). He was born September 7, 1946, in Trenton, NJ, and now resides in Alexandria, VA.

John K. Lauber, of California, for the term expiring December 31, 1989. He would succeed George Herbert Patrick Bursley. He is Chief of the Aeronautical Human Factors Research Division at NASA -- Ames Research Center. Previously he was the project psychologist for the training analysis and evaluation group at the Naval Training Devices Center in Orlando, FL. He graduated from Ohio State University (B.S., 1965; M.A., 1967; Ph.D., 1969). He was born December 13, 1942, in Archbold, OH, and now resides in Palo Alto, CA.

Designation of Three Members of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Incorporated

September 20, 1985

The President today announced his intention to designate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Incorporated, for terms of 3 years. These are reappointments:

Fred H. Gottfurcht, of California, is president of Gottfurcht Investment Securites Co. He graduated from Detroit City College (1931) and Wayne University (1935). He is married, has four children, and resides in Los Angeles, CA. He was born May 8, 1910, in Vienna, Austria.

Mary Carol Rudin, of California, is a member of the board of directors of the South Coast Foundation, the Blue Ribbon Club for the Los Angeles Music Center, and the Hereditary Disease Organization. She graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1969) and California State University (M.A., 1974). She is married, has four children, and resides in Santa Monica, CA. She was born April 1, 1944, in Ellenburg, WA.

Gordon D. Walker, of California, is vice president of Smith Barney, Harris Upham, Inc., in Beverly Hills. Previously he was president of Dowalco, Inc., in 1962 - 1965. He graduated from the University of Southern California. He is married, has four children, and resides in Los Angeles. He was born June 3, 1923, in East Orange, NJ.